pomposity


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lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity

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James Conlon led the orchestra across a grand musical arc from the overture, shorn of pomposity, to the memorable climax.
While no orchestra was in the pit, the synthesizer score avoided the trite and obvious trap of simulating an 80-piece orchestra and overblown pomposity.
The author of The Shock of the New and The Fatal Shore, Hughes' views of his native Australia have earned him a reputation there for pomposity.
Design of this museum celebrates with grace, without pomposity or condescension, the inventions of ordinary people.
Aloofness, hostility, strength, stubbornness, confidence and pomposity can all be expressed by such posing.
I most enjoyed Jaffe's stony pomposity as the Italian, Anna Liceica's effusive Russian, and Ashley Tuttle's giddy French danseuse.
Courtesy, punctuality and a lack of pomposity will go a long way in making both sides respect the court and not have contempt.
As Robert Frost might have said about these elf-like voices, "something there is that does not love sobriety, that sends the earth swelling up underneath all our pomposity and-unspills it Humpty-Dumpty-like upon the ground.
His reflections, then, are less infused by the self-pity or pomposity that are the hallmark of memoirs meant to be a capstone.
In "Herblock's Presidents: 'Puncturing Pomposity,'" 40 political cartoons demonstrate the witty, biting humor of the cartoonist who appeared in American newspapers for more than seven decades.
Christianity is not a religion it is a way to live in an equal friendly society free from pomposity, snobbery, greed, none having to much all having enough.
I HAVE to challenge the apparent pomposity of Michael O'Keefe.
As King Solomon of Old Testament days once prayed for wisdom, may the newly-elected member ask for his precious gift and save him from pride and pomposity.
YOUR correspondent T Lee of Fawdon, Newcastle, tells us with great pomposity that a man who can "sell" his country can sell his soul.
But True Wales member Len Gibbs last night said: "If one cannot lampoon politicians for their pomposity and failure to listen to the people, then democracy in Wales is in a very sorry state.